How to use Swear Words: 'Fuck'

source: Maple Leaf ESL    2016年3月22日
In this lesson, we look at how to use the swear word 'fuck' including the expressions: fuck, motherfucker, fuck around, fuck (someone) over/around, fuck up, fuck with (something), fuck with (someone), not give a fuck, and a fuck-up.
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10 "STEP" Phrasal Verbs: step up, step down, step in...

source: English Lessons with Adam    2017年5月24日
Learn these 10 phrasal verbs that are used in school, at work, and in everyday life. You'll learn expressions using the word "step" to talk about taking responsibility, doing things faster, taking a break, becoming a leader, leaving a job, and more. Step up to the plate and learn phrasal verbs -- they will make your English conversations much more interesting. You'll also be able to understand more of what native speakers say in person and in movies. After the lesson, take a step back, review what you have learned, and test yourself on the quiz at

12 English phrases to ‘Quit your job professionally’ – Job interview Ski...

source: Learn English with Let's Talk    2017年5月21日
There's a common phrase when you are leaving a company. 'Don't burn the bridge. This is basically saying you should leave on a good term. If you leave on a good note, then you have the option of coming back to the company or your position if something goes wrong with your next job. So basically, you are leaving the bridge back to your position. Watch this complete lesson with me on Let’s talk about “how to quit a job professionally” with me Michelle.

Can anything be done about this?
1 If you don’t want to work on a particular project, you could say "I have been asking to take on Program Management responsibilities here. ”
If you want a higher salary, you could say "Well, they are offering me a higher salary. Would it be possible for you guys to match this?"

2 -"I shouldn't pass this up”
If you are leaving because you have an offer from a different company, you could tell you manager: “I shouldn't pass this up. I am at a point where I want to find other challenges. “

3- I have to put in my two week notice.
Meaning: Giving a two week notice is standard. This gives your current employer the chance to hire someone to replace you. It also gives some time for you to finish the remaining work you have to do. Not giving a two week notice is one way to burn a bridge. To give a Two week notice is also an opportunity to appreciate and end on a good note.
Example: I really enjoyed my time here and I appreciated all your help on my tasks but I have to put in my two week notice.

4 -I want to take a break:
Meaning: If you want to take a break from your job for a while and join back the same company later, you could say:
I want to take a break to spend more time with my family (personal time)/ I am going to travel for a year (travel)

5- Next Friday is my last day
Meaning: This is a casual and informal phrase. You can use this to tell your close friend at work that you’re quitting.

6- I’m leaving this dump
Meaning: This is rude and offensive because you’re calling your workplace a garbage dump. Be careful with using this.

7- I got screwed here so many times
Meaning: You would use this phrase if you faced trouble at the work place so many times.

8- It was great working with you
Meaning: This is a positive and encouraging phrase that will help you leave on good terms. This is what you can say to your co-worker who is not a close friend.

9- Let me know if they have any other opening –
If someone else is leaving, then you can say something good like this. It can be used if you also want to join their new workplace.

10. Save me a seat-
Meaning: This would be used when you want them to recommend you at their new workplace.

11. "Good luck with your new career."
Meaning: This phrase would be used when you honestly want to wish someone well for their future, this could be used for someone you look up to or someone who inspires you with their work.

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How to Pronounce AIR words: care, share, fair, etc

source: Rachel's English    2017年4月4日
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How to Express English Phone Numbers

source: Shaw English Online    2014年1月25日
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Dealing with commonly misspelled words

source: BBC Learning English    2015年11月24日
How do you spell ‘travelled’? Two 'Ls' or just one? Finn and Catherine are here in this episode of 6 Minute Vocabulary to help you with words that are difficult to spell. You can find some more explanation and activities on our site:

IELTS General: Writing Task 1 – 14 Top Tips!

source: Learn English with Rebecca    2017年5月8日
I've trained thousands of students for success on their IELTS exam by using these 14 tips! Now it's your turn. You'll learn what you MUST do to get the highest score on your IELTS General Writing Task 1. Find out how to easily identify the type and purpose of each letter, and how to start and end your letter perfectly. Learn to save time and effort by using standard expressions. Understand the scoring criteria, so you know exactly what to do and what NOT to do. Visit for a free guide to the IELTS, and download my free resource at with sample letters, sample topics, key expressions, tips, and much more. Good luck!

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How to... describe a process

source: BBC Learning English     2015年9月10日
When you have to give a series of instructions to make or produce something, there are some common, useful and simple language features you can use to sound fluent and natural. In this programme, we demonstrate this by explaining how to cook the perfect omelette.
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Business English 126 (Market equilibrium, financial crisis, federal reserve, peak oil, market failure)

source: TeacherPhilEnglish    2010年2月4日
Market equilibrium, financial crisis, supply = demand, federal reserve, peak oil, market failure.

Business English 125 (opportunity cost, factors of production)

source: TeacherPhilEnglish    2010年2月4日
Opportunity, opportunity cost, factors of production (raw materials, machines, labour, services, capital, land and enterprise.